Take the “Tax” Out of Holiday Shopping
Tax-Free Holiday Shopping
The holiday shopping season is upon us. Oregon’s Tualatin Valley is one of the best places to spend your days shopping for friends and family. Not only does the area boast a diverse selection of shops–from artisan shops to big-box stores–there is no sales tax on anything. So, bring your list and shop away!
Shop Local and Give the Gift of Oregon
This year, support local businesses here in Tualatin Valley while you are checking off items on your Christmas list and shop local. These local small businesses produce a mighty array of artisan goods, tasty foods, delicious drinks and unique items that are sure to delight well beyond the holiday season and into 2023.
Buy artisan chocolate or tea from Mamancy Tea & Chocolate. With two locations in Washington County, Mamancy is a Black woman-owned business that specializes in high-quality, curated teas and chocolates made with ingredients from all over the world. Another great place for artisan foods is Bennett Urban Farm Store, which also sells its roasted coffee beans. For the four-legged pals, Puppernickel is the region’s first dog “barkery” and sells healthy treats made with locally sourced ingredients.
Pick up a fun new wardrobe piece from a boutique, such as like Mapel Boutique, a woman-owned shopping experience with multiple locations in the region, or Brave Boutique, a fashion-forward shop with clothing, jewelry and gift items.
Choose cute housewares from White Birch Design Co., with two locations: downtown Hillsboro and Cedar Mill. White Birch is a lifestyle boutique with home décor, kitchenware, candles, artwork and more. Old Town Sherwood’s Cedar & Stone Home and Plant Shop offers many fun holiday items and gifts.
Grab a board game and stock up on fun entertainment for the holidays and beyond at Rainy Day Games, located in Aloha, or Rune & Board, in downtown Hillsboro. The shops have a wide range of board games, card games and puzzles for everyone. For the youngest people on the list, visit one of the three Piccolo the Mondo Toys stores in Tualatin Valley. This family-owned toy shop has a variety of products from around the world and specializes in innovative toys that encourage creative play.
Farm Stores & Specialty Shops
Shop for holiday décor and treats at Sleighbells Gift Shop. Surrounded by a Christmas tree farm, Sleighbells is a world-class gift shop, featuring a large variety of holiday décor, ranging from kitschy to high-end.
Lee Farms Country Store is the perfect place to shop to fill your house with holiday cheer. The store has a wide selection of holiday decorations, candles and handmade items. They also have local honey, jams, syrups and butter and you can even get homemade pies made with fresh fruit, donuts and pastries.
Smith Berry Barn carries a fun selection of gourmet foods and kitchen items, including berry jams and syrups made from berries grown on-site. The Red Berry Barn not only has a bakery, where you can order a holiday pie, but also has gift items, jams, jellies and locally grown canned goods.
Shopping Centers & Malls
In addition to local boutiques and shops, Tualatin Valley is home to several of Oregon’s premier shopping experiences
Washington Square has more than 170 shops, holiday pop-up shops, Amazon Books, Nespresso, Nordstrom and more. Plus, out-of-town shoppers can receive a complimentary Visitor Savings at participating stores and restaurants. Learn more >>>
Bridgeport Village is an outdoor lifestyle center with a blend of upscale national and local retailers and restaurants, and is the exclusive Oregon location for several well-known shops, such as Saks Off-Fifth, Crate & Barrel, and more. Pets are welcome at Bridgeport Village during the holiday season.
The Streets of Tanasbourne offers open-air Main Street charm combined with convenience and more than 38 shops and restaurants, including REI, H&M and Macy’s.
Cedar Hills Crossing shopping center offers and array of dining and shopping options and has added new stores, such as Tuesday Morning and the only Oregon location of Buy Buy Baby. The center also features Powell’s Books at Cedar Hills Crossing, a slightly smaller version of Portland’s famous Powell’s City of Books. This independent bookstore offers a large selection of new and used books, as well as fun gift items.
Shopping in Tualatin Valley is tax-free, so stock up on unique finds and holiday treasures. Plus, parking is always easy and free!
Surrounded by a Christmas tree farm, Sleighbells is a world-class gift shop. Shop for gifts, holiday decor and more.
Antique, vintage, retro and collectibles shops are abundant throughout the region.
When the last leaf has fallen and the Thanksgiving feast is over, it’s time to visit one of Tualatin Valley’s many holiday tree farms.